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How do you define a word with a limerick? Some examples


December 29, 2017

The Omnificent English Dictionary in Limerick Form (or OEDILF) has published more than 97,000 definitions written in the singsong poetry of a five-line limerick. Here are some examples selected from the website.



When my paint bottles spilled, how I swore!

They spread red, blue and yellow; what's more,

Purple, orange and green

Then appeared in the scene

As an abstract was formed on the floor.

—by art bates



The waters where babies should frolic

Whenever they're subject to cholic

Are aequeosalino-



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